KY Receives Energy Grants

KY Receives Energy Grants Grants from the U.S. Department of Energy have been awarded to nine projects in Kentucky, state officials said.The projects aim to support education, reduce the energy burden in poor communities and improve energy security, Gov. Andy Beshear and Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Goodman said Wednesday in a statement.The…

KY Unemployment Numbers Update

KY Unemployment Numbers Update Nearly 70,000 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus pandemic continued to inflict economic damage even as the state gradually reboots its economy.The number of laid-off Kentucky workers seeking jobless assistance in the past eight weeks approached 750,000 – more than one-third of the state’s civilian…

More Federal Assistance Needed

More Federal Assistance Needed Kentucky has enough in its unemployment insurance trust fund until summer to meet the unprecedented demand for benefits but will eventually need a cash infusion, Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday in urging another round of federal assistance to states. Source: MG News Return to News

Parents Can Attend Graduation Ceremony

Parents Can Attend Graduation Ceremony Laurel County graduating seniors and two parental figures will be part of a social distancing graduation ceremony.This comes after parents sued the Laurel County School District in protest of a student-only ceremony.The London Sentinel-Echo reports after several hearings last Tuesday and Wednesday, Laurel Circuit Judge Michael Caperton ruled that…

Restaurants Prepare To Reopen

Restaurants Prepare To Reopen Many local restaurants are preparing to reopen just in time for Memorial Day Weekend.Here are the biggest changes for customers as dine-in restaurants resume on May 22nd in this “new normal.”If you do not live in the same house you will not be permitted to sit at the same table.Additionally,…